Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics109% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '21 at 12:41
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8086K-$692
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Memory 96.3
1-Core 133
2-Core 255
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 772
76% 609 Pts
64-Core 982
66% 982 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 136
Reflection 138
Parallax 132
110% 135 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 140
Splatting 117
110% 124 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team TM8PS7512G 512GB
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0712B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 304 91 156 53 49 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 480
Write 382
Mixed 400
SusWrite 173
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 8.1
4K Mixed 0.7
51% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 53.3
84% 159 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 106%
WD Re 2TB (2012)-$57
305GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 97 96 97 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 128
Write 121
Mixed 72.4
SusWrite 96.5
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
209% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 26.2
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 43.3
SC Mixed 29.7
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 33,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,190
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